byJ Frederic Dewhurst; Twentieth Century Fund.; Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc.
A compilation of live footage, staged scenes and animation discussing the rise of the U.S. standard of living as it is tied to the rise of productivity--comparison of man hour earnings in 1850 ($ .27) to 1900 ($ .56) to 1949 ($1.40). An argument for the appreciation of "the American Way" by not standing in the way of increased productivity through the use of machines. Topics: productivity, technology, work, standard of living
"Saul Gellerman discusses the approaches of behavioral science to motivation and how these approaches can be used by management. Defining motivation as that which changes another person's behavior, Gellerman differentiates between costly and valuable behaviors, as well as stating that flexibility rather than strictness is necessary for any genuine results." Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Management, Personnel management, Motivation (Psychology), Labor... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation